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ISBN 9780367170660
April 2, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
352 Pages

 
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This book covers the life of John Frederic Oberlin from his adolescence to his death. It provides adequate details of the relationships between Oberlin's life and work and the social and intellectual currents of his time, with impartiality and rational perspective.

Table of Contents

"Introduction Part 1: From Strasbourg to Waldersbach: 1740-1767 1. Heritage and Childhood 2. Preparation 3. The Ban de la Roche Part 2: Educational Reform, Economic Development, Spiritual Regeneration: 1767-1782 4. The Children 5. The Beautiful Life of Poverty 6. The Preacher and Pastor Part 3: The Lonely Years: 1782-1788 7. A Man with His Contradictions 8. ""You Have Taken My Wife from Me"" 9. Of Mysteries and Dark Enchantments Part 4: Revolution and Liberation: 1789-1804 10. ""Christian Patriotism"" 11. Citizen Oberlin 12. Refuge and Liberation Part 5: The Years of Fulfillment: 1804-1826 13. Happy Endings, New Beginnings 14. From Parochial Obscurity to World Celebrity 15. Last Days, Death, and Burial"

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